BUILDING CODE & ZONING OFFICER
BARRY ISETT & ASSOCIATES INC
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
DO I NEED A PERMIT?
Permits are required for most home improvements and all new construction. If you have any questions, email us or call 610-590-4104. The information below is not all inclusive.
Items that do NOT require a Permit:
Replacing like for like with no structural changes (new roof, new windows, replacement patio/sidewalk with no changes to existing footprint, replacing decking boards using existing footers, stucco remediation with no structural changes)
Fences under 6ft in height
Items that DO require a Building Permit (list is not inclusive of all items that require a permit):
Temporary Storage Pods
Items that DO require a Building Permit and Additional Permits:
HOW DO I CHECK ON THE STATUS OF MY PERMIT?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
CAN I PARK WORK VEHICLES OR AN RV ON MY PROPERTY?
Work vehicles are permitted except where HOA's forbid them. Major recreational equipment shall not be parked or stored except in a carport or enclosed building or to the rear to the rear-most wall of the dwelling, provided, however, that such equipment may be parked anywhere on residential premises for a period not to exceed forty eight hours. See Zoning Code Section 1106 B for further information.
HOW MANY CHICKENS/HORSES CAN I HAVE ON MY PROPERTY?
Keeping of livestock traditionally classified as domestic farm animals (e.g. horses, poultry etc.) as pets on lots less than five acres in size within the RC-Residential and Conservation District and the RD-Residential Development District is subject to the following provisions:
Large domestic animals of six hundred pounds or more shall have a minimum of three acres. Where large animals are permitted, such lots shall not have more than two large animals on a three acre lot, with one additional large animal permitted for each additional one acre lot.
Lots housing small farm animals or poultry shall have a minimum lot area of three acres, such lots shall not have more than eight small animals per three acres.